Often times, technology can be seen as a threat to the environment. Now, technology has become the key to solving the biggest world environmental problems.
Innovation and entrepreneurship is what really saves the planet. People are creating new technologies daily that are increasingly more efficient, smarter and greener. Some technologies such as 3D printing have helped save animals such as dolphins who were previously missing a fin. Other forms of technology that have become increasingly common in society are ways to reduce plastic and waste.
With the right technology, you can take advantage of clean renewable energy that provides energy from different renewable sources, such as sun or wind. Hopefully someday in the future, we will no longer be dependent on fossil fuels for energy.
Some of the renewable energy sources that aim for a better ecological future for our planet are solar, wind, geothermal (the heat of the earth), biomass (organic mass and waste that create energy), or hydroelectric energy.
On the other hand, gasoline cars are slowly beginning to disappear. Their polluting gases can be very harmful to our atmosphere. Little by little, electric cars are replacing them, for the simple reason that they do not need any fuel. This is besides the fact that some of them also have more modern features, making them a “smart car” which greatly facilitates driving.
Electric cars have built-in rechargeable batteries, which makes them much more energy efficient. Just so you can understand the difference, these cars use up to 62% battery power to operate the wheels, while traditional cars only use up 20% of their battery, making them much less efficient.
Many companies use technologies that are very harmful to the environment on a daily basis. Whether it’s because of their lack of being informed, not wanting to change business routines, or for any other reason, these companies do not realize the damage they are doing to our planet.
Having cloud based technologies such as a virtual call center is much more environmentally friendly, and also increase the productivity and efficiency of workers of any company.
A virtual call center is a business communication tool that operates through a cloud, so it does not require a business to have to purchase more physical devices such as phones or any type of cable installations. It also improves business activity since employees can become more mobile and flexible since they can take calls from any IoT device.
People are becoming more increasingly aware of how important it is to protect the environment (and ourselves) from climate change. The evolution of humanity and technology goes hand in hand, but it is in our hands to make the most out of these technologies to avoid future damages to our environment.
Emma Smith, PR and content manager at Fonvirtual. Fonvirtual provides companies and entrepreneurs with virtual services, visit our website! I’m interested in digital marketing, technology, and international logistics. I enjoy writing for blogs where I try to spread the word of telecom services in international business.
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